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Austin Sees Population Boom

August 1, 2012

The growth rate of the Austin area is currently paced at second in the nation, rushing the Austin housing market out of any slump it experienced in the recession years, and making Austin home searches some of the hottest keywords on the internet. Areas around Travis County with the biggest surges in population growth alsoRead More

Austin Economy Ranked One of the Nation’s Strongest

June 28, 2012

Austinites already know the city has a healthy economic climate, but that knowledge has just been confirmed by the Florida based company, Policom Corp. Policom annually analyzes local and state economies to rank the strongest economies in the nation, and this year, Austin placed as the fifth-strongest economy in the United States, to which theRead More

Heywood Hotel

June 21, 2012

The Heywood Hotel in East Austin is the newest boutique hotel on the block, moving into a part of town that is undergoing exceptional growth and change. Described by its proprietors as creative, easy going, thoughtful, and cool, just like Austin, this “unique boutique” is modern and charming. Heywood is close enough to downtown AustinRead More

Kimber Modern Boutique Hotel in Austin

June 20, 2012

Nestled into the landscape of the South Congress district in Central Austin, Kimber Modern was built from the ground up by architect Burton Baldridge under the guidance of owners Kimber Cavendish and Vicki Faust. With the goal to “create an exceptional architectural work of art, tailored toward the independent urban traveler,” visitors receive the careRead More

Hotel St. Cecilia: an Austin Gem Honoring Music and Poets

June 20, 2012

Hotel St. Cecilia is a match made in Austin for rock-n-rollers and poets at heart. Writers, musicians, and artists of the 1960s and 1970s inspire a décor that transformed a historic 1880 Victorian home into a boutique hotel of 14 modern bungalows, suites, and studios. St. Cecilia is the patron saint of music and poetry, and,Read More

Hotel San Jose on South Congress

June 18, 2012

Hotel San Jose is more than a hotel that consistently receives high rankings on Yelp; it’s a staple of Austin culture, and it helped lead the way in the revitalization of Old South Austin into the bustling South Congress District that visitors and locals know and love. The hotel is gorgeous, the history is rich,Read More

Austin Community Farms: Hausbar Farms Raises the Bar on Urban Farming

June 7, 2012

Hausbar Farms is a two-acre East Austin urban farm that is home to two donkeys, a goat, two humans, tons of vegetables, a Doberman Pincher, an African Grey Parrot, a Meyers Parrot, a cockatiel, hundreds of chickens, fresh air, and sunshine. Dorsey Barger, a co-owner of Eastside Café, a popular restaurant that uses only locallyRead More

Austin, Texas Real Estate Market Update and Statistics June 2012

June 6, 2012

The Austin housing market is on a healthy upswing, with solid increases in sold prices and the number of homes sold, along with a large decrease in average days on market compared to last year. Employment is one of the key drivers of a healthy housing market, and Austin is no exception. The Austin unemploymentRead More

North Burnet Area Set for New Developments

June 6, 2012

Residents of northwest Austin neighborhoods like Davenport Ranch and Lakeway can expect exciting new developments close to their homes in the future. The North Burnet area will see several new projects, executed over the next 30 years, including walking and bicycle trails and mixed use facilities similar to The Triangle, The Domain, and Midtown Commons.Read More

Austin Economy Prepares for Major Ramp Up from Formula One

June 6, 2012

Austin and Travis County are gearing up to host the 2012 United States Grand Prix, a Formula One racing event that will attract 120,000 people to Austin and Del Valle in November. The event center that is currently in progress, called Circuit of the Americas, is working alongside the county to strengthen roadways and developRead More